Kavya Balaraman

Kavya Balaraman is a contributing writer to Latitude Media.
Employees work on the production line of high-voltage current transformer at a workshop in China

Faced with transformer shortages, clean energy developers are getting creative

Renewable and storage developers are building relationships with equipment manufacturers and looking overseas to avoid delays to their projects.

An image of the California ISO's operating room

Electricity markets aren’t ready for long-duration energy storage

The current market set-up doesn’t always recognize the benefits that emerging and existing storage technologies provide to the grid.

A close-up of a Utilidata smart meter, with a pair of hands holding a tool.
Grid edge

Welcome to the smart meter’s second act

A new generation of AI-powered grid-edge technologies will need to avoid the pitfalls that plagued the first wave of advanced metering infrastructure.